Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


Cover - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Aug. 04, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Cover [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K/A    
Amendment Flag true    
Amendment Description This Amendment No. 2 on Form 10-K/A (this “Amendment No. 2”) further amends the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021 (the “2021 Annual Report”) of PowerFleet, Inc. filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on March 16, 2022 (the “Original Filing Date”), as amended by Amendment No. 1 on Form 10-K/A filed with the SEC on May 2, 2022. In this Amendment No. 2, unless the context indicates otherwise, the designations “PowerFleet,” the “Company,” “we,” “us” or “our” refer to PowerFleet, Inc. and its subsidiaries.    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity File Number 001-39080    
Entity Registrant Name POWERFLEET, INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001774170    
Entity Tax Identification Number 83-4366463    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Address, Address Line One 123 Tice Boulevard    
Entity Address, City or Town Woodcliff Lake    
Entity Address, State or Province NJ    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 07677    
City Area Code (201)    
Local Phone Number 996-9000    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share    
Trading Symbol PWFL    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 237.7
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   36,189,756  
Documents Incorporated by Reference [Text Block] None.    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true    
Auditor Firm ID 42    
Auditor Name Ernst & Young LLP    
Auditor Location Iselin, New Jersey